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  When a monk was traveling on the road, he met an old woman, and asked:
-I would like to know which way that leads to Chao-chou, would you please give me the direction?
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Here are 4 sources of 24-hour news feeds of buddism and zen news around the world.
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1. Kay Larson, Author of Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and ... - WFDD

Kay Larson, Author of Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and ...
WFDD
She's written a fascinating book, 15-years in the making: Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists. Kay says that for John Cage, appreciating negative space, and silence was life-affirming, but to do so meant, as he ...



2. Influential Zen master Joshu Sasaki's legacy was tainted by scandal - The Globe and Mail

Influential Zen master Joshu Sasaki's legacy was tainted by scandal
The Globe and Mail
He was abbot of a temple in Nagano in 1962, when Rinzai officials in Kyoto, in response to a request from a group in the United States, dispatched him to teach Zen Buddhism in North America. Mr. Sasaki was among many monks who immigrated to the ...

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3. Priestly pair set out to boost 'Buddhism 3.0′ across Japan - The Japan Times

Priestly pair set out to boost 'Buddhism 3.0′ across Japan
The Japan Times
Yamashita, born in 1956, studied Theravada Buddhism, the oldest branch of the religion, in countries including Myanmar and now serves as chief priest of a temple he founded in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture. He has also taught Zen meditation in the ...



4. Open House - The Relevance of Zen Buddhism in Today's Hectic World - Las Vegas Sun

Open House - The Relevance of Zen Buddhism in Today's Hectic World
Las Vegas Sun
Attendees will have an opportunity to walk the serene grounds at the Zen Center and hear a special talk presented by Zen Master Ji Haeng. He will discuss how practicing Buddhism can change an individual's perception of events, personally and worldly.



5. A Zen Invitation into the Ring of Fire - Patheos (blog)

A Zen Invitation into the Ring of Fire
Patheos (blog)
When I went to the google machine for some details I saw near the top of the page for “Francis” and “Xavier” and “Zen,” a link to a video clip that claims the good father actually converted to Zen Buddhism. A sweet fantasy that might appeal both to ...



6. The Transhumanist Bodhisattvas - h+ Magazine

The Transhumanist Bodhisattvas
h+ Magazine
The Ten Bulls is a buddhist text that presents a Zen Buddhist interpretation of the ten stages on the path of enlightenment experienced by a Bodhisattva as outlined in various Mahāyāna sūtras, most particularly the Avataṃsaka Sūtra. In the final or ...



7. Joshu Sasaki Roshi, 1907-2014: Zen master mired in sex scandal spent ... - Santa Fe New Mexican.com

Joshu Sasaki Roshi, 1907-2014: Zen master mired in sex scandal spent ...
Santa Fe New Mexican.com
Joshu Sasaki Roshi, a 107-year-old Japanese immigrant who had taught a strict form of Zen Buddhism in Jemez Springs, died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of age-related causes. Sasaki Roshi, who had taught at the Bodhi Manda ...



8. Funding woes may close North Shore Japanese garden 'oasis' - Newsday

Funding woes may close North Shore Japanese garden 'oasis'
Newsday
Based on the philosophies of Shinto and Zen Buddhism, the foundation says it is one of the few examples in the Northeast of traditional Japanese garden design. The nearly 30-acre adjacent Humes estate is on the market and Morrell expressed hope that a ...

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9. Sri Lanka, Japan and American Buddhism - Lankaweb

Sri Lanka, Japan and American Buddhism
Lankaweb
It was he and his protégé D T Susuki (1870-1966) who introduced the western audience to Zen Buddhism. It is no stretch of imagination to say that Shaku Soen was largely responsible for the perception of Buddhism in general in the west as a Rational and ...




 



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